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it is very steamy right now. 73 at the airport. the dew point is 72. the humidity runs high when those numbers are together. the wind is mostly calm. temperatures will be just as hot today. we're expecting around 96. it feels even hotter when you factor in the humidity. a chance for a shower today. about 30% chance on your friday. >> good morning. happy friday. we start on frederick road air route 97. word of some downed wires. lanes are closed in that area. an accident in the city at franklin and cathedral. police activity along park heights. we have the cinco closures along
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monument street over towards the patterson park -- we have the sinkhole closures. let's check the volume. pretty light on most of the area roads. take a look and here's a quick live look at traffic. this is the harrisburg expressway at shawan road. no sign of delays all the way down to the beltway. the roads are still wet in many areas. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> final preparations under way openingon for tonight's ceremonies for the olympics. >tracie potts is that the stadium to find more about the kickoff. >> 60,000 will pack olympic stadiums for the biggest secret
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in london right now. how well danny boyle and detained billions of viewers around the world? >> we want the delight of the evening to be discovered. >> 15,000 have been sworn to secrecy. paul mccartney will close singing "hey jude." mariel zagunis will carry the flag for the u.s. >> i'm probably going to cry. >> there is plenty for the public to do nad see and see. workers are putting the finishing touches on the park. michael phelps could win more medals than any athlete in history. >> how many toppings do what one
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on my sundae. >> archery is the only sporting event happening here today. this wrestler jokes maybe he should be on the security team. >> usually i am my own security. i don't know. you should feel safe because i'm here. >> the olympic torch arrives at the stadium tonight. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> that is the weight mindy feels.indy in all starts before the opening ceremony. the olympic zone at 7:00 p.m. tonight. stay tuned for the opening ceremony. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what event or f. lee are you most looking forward to watching during the london olympics?
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you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> police are investigating a late night crash that closed down the in the loop of the beltway for several hours. the crash happened just before 11:00 p.m. in towson. the crash involved a vehicle and tractor-trailer. one person was trapped inside a vehicle. as many as 20 residents could be looking for a new place to live this morning after a fire. it took close to two hours to put the flames out. a firefighter suffered a blow to the head. he was taken to shock trauma. >> police are looking for possible victims of a man who faces several sexual assault charges. police say steven podles is
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engaged in sexual activity with a boy. jennifer franciotti has the latest on the investigation. very disturbing story. >> this app called grindr is a same-sex dating app for men. is also a warning for the health department. steven podles is facing numerous charges this morning after allegedly having sex with a 13- year-old boy. police have charged him with sexual solicitation of a minor and second-degree sex offense along with other charges. police think there could be more victims. anyone who was contact with say grindr user name steve to contact the police. >> we want parents to make sure they are checking these
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applications so they know what their children are downloading and check to see who their children are communicating with. >> this morning steven podles is out on bail. police are asking anyone with information to please give them a call. >> police need some help tracking down several sex offenders. the five men are known to frequent the glen burnie and severna park areas. they have also been spotted in baltimore city. sex offenses without fixed addresses are required to register on a weekly basis. anyone with information on them should call police. >> police now know what the suspect looks like in the vi ripken abduction. police are not revealing where the surveillance picture was taken. he has glasses and short brown hair.
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investigators are combing every inch of her car looking for clues. >> we should learn whether state lawmakers will be called back to annapolis for a special session on gambling. governor o'malley will hold a press conference this morning at 10:00 a.m.. >> 73 degrees on tv hill. mitt romney is in london for the olympics. >> severe storms ripped through pennsylvania overnight. upe latest on the clean- efforts woman cover the nation. >> more on weather and traffic
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 5:10. there are a few clouds out there. as we look out across the city, we're starting off pretty mild. some 70's out there. the dew point temperatures are running pretty high. 73 at martin state airport. said the three in randallstown. expected to feel pretty sticky to start the day. maybe some sprinkles are possible. a heat advisory is out from baltimore county south and east and along the 95 corridor. a combination of the heat and
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humidity makes it feel like the low 100's. more details coming up in the seven-day. >> the cleanup begins in western pennsylvania today. scores of homeowners are without power. it could be days before the lights are back on. several roads were closed in the pittsburgh area. a tornado touched down in new york, damaging dozens of buildings. another victim of the colorado massacre will be laid to rest. during a screening of the new batman movie. he died while shielding his girlfriend from gunfire. >> the olympic track and field's events do not get under
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way until next week but mitt romney is already facing some hurdles. he stumbled during the first leg of his trip after making comments that suggest that london is not ready for the games. more coming up in a live report from washington at 5:30. >> we have some olympic-sized scams you need to be looking out for. >> your phone can be your ticket to the games. >> we will update you on what is >> we will update you on what is going after allegra, she's back catching fireflies. effective, long-lasting, non-drowsy relief. after children's allegra, kids have it all.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have a few problems to avoid. frederick county is shutdown error 97 because of some downed wires. it will be a while before the reopened it. take old frederick road or 70 as your alternate. an accident in the city. franklin street and cathedral street. park heights is shut down because of fire activity. contained closures along monument street over towards the patterson park because of a sinkhole. here's a quick live look at traffic. this is on the southwest corner
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at frederick road. volume is picking up in the outer loop. 795 at franklin boulevard, a problem free ride all the way down to the beltway. the rest of the major roadways so far so good. you may need some extra time. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to dave allen. >> good morning. the number 3 bus is diverting at the carmel bridge because of construction. the 10, 61 buses are diverting at light street and lombard street. the number 10 bus diverting at frederick because of tree trimming. the number 35 bus diversion because of a sinkhole. the number 50 bus diverting. the number 26 bus. the penn, camden, and brunswick lines looking good.
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light rail and metro subway running from top to bottom. now back to ava marie. >> thank you and good morning. we are waking up to dry weather in the city. you can see the light band of showers starting to push in from the west. some showers moving towards hansen. parts of the carroll county getting a little bit of what weather. any. has a chance to see some fog. more substantial thunderstorms moved through last night. they pushed through baltimore late last night. they are moving east. baltimore city didn't get much rain.
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baltimore city got about half an inch of rain and less at the airport. hopefully your report got a little bit more. we expect temperatures to move into the 90's. we are starting in the 70's with the temperature and the dew points. 72 in ocean city. the combination will make it feel hotter as we head towards the afternoon. a heat advisory covers the entire 95 corridor until 7:00 p.m. a slight risk for severe weather including ocean city. any storm could be a bit gusty. we expect temperatures a few degrees above normal. highs in the mid 90's. the best chance for a
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thunderstorm into the afternoon. ocean city is hot today. 91 tomorrow. 80's through next week. >> no surprise that scam artists are trying to make a play for your gold. ou couldn't go to london2012 see a full slate of hoaxes. some tips to make your mobile device your ticket to london. >> that is london calling. this year's summer olympics will offer more social interaction
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than ever. >> there will have a second and third and a fourth screen with them. so many ways to watch. >> between facebook and twitter, it is easy to get driven to digital distraction. choose just a few. >> identifying who you want to get your information from will help to not overwhelm you. >> he recommends a dashboard app to put all the tools in one place. it can be that data quickly. run those apps on wifi. >> you'll get a better connection to review the content and you'll keep the bill was down. so connect over wifi.
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that >> is what i will do -- >> that is what i will do. >> the drought problem is getting worse. jane king has the bloomberg business report. good morning. tgif. >> hi, stan. happy friday. this drought problem is intensifying. more than 20% of the nation is in the worst stages of drought. the u.s. dropped monitor says 90% of some states are -- facebook shares are under pressure after its first earnings report as a publicly traded company was disappointing. starbucks out with a disappointing profit forecast. they are blaming a consumer pullback.
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amazon reported a profit drop after boosting spending on warehouse expansion. futures are a slight bit higher. the leader of the european central bank plans to do everything to hold the euro to get appeared awestruck had a monster rally. looking at a pickup truck with a mostly aluminum body. one of the biggest gambles in their history. this includes manufacturing obstacles and convincing buyers that aluminum is as tough as steel. a discussion of having ready by 2014 is premature. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> a new warner brothers film that has a scene about a big shooting in a movie theater that was set to debut will now be put on the shelf.
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>> very sensitive and difficult topic because of the tragedy in colorado last week at the batman movie. i will tell you more about the situation that the movie studio is facing in the next hour. >> 73 degrees on tv hill. keeping an eye on the skies for the opening ceremonies. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what event or athlete are you most looking forward to watching during the london olympics? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> the world waits to watch the
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opening ceremonies tonight, show organizers know there is one thing you cannot control -- the weather. >> we have had some horrible drought like conditions in our country. london has said the wettest weather bank on record. it has cleared and the sun came out. >> we are live in london. what is the forecast for tonight? everybody wants to know. >> there is a 20% chance of showers tonight. the weather has been beautiful this whole week after london had weather.ttest people have been out picnicing. the have to soak it in. right now we may get a little
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bit of rain. there is a chance for more rain as the games begin. the show will go on no matter what. even if it rains, performers are ready. they have been performing -- rehearsing in all kinds of conditions. it will be filled with a lot of surprises. not many details about the opening ceremonies. we know some sheets will be part of tonight's celebration. >> we heard michael phelps someone complaining about the fact that the athletes do not have athletes in their rooms? how hot has it been? >> it has been in the 80's and wednesday was the hottest day of the year in london. they do not have air- conditioning. they had to bring in fans and
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open the windows. now the forecast is becoming more seasonal. it will be a little bit cooler and wetter. >> that is a very typical of london. thank you so much. 5:28. 73 degrees on tv hill. the opening ceremony begins later tonight. >> the olympic opening ceremonies are today but mitt romney has already set off some fireworks with his comments. >> 813-year-old boy falls victim to child sex abuse and police
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. how was the weather looking for the weekend? >> it is a little unsettled. a front will stick around. we could keep those rain chance is as we head into tomorrow. we have had a couple of sprinkles in carroll county. it is dry at the airport. the dew point is 72. the humidity is running high. 96%. a little bit of fog this morning. a better chance for showers and storms as we head into the afteoon. >> very hot and humid.
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>> it was baking. the kids wanted to set up high with the shade was. >> the nosebleeds. >> they have no idea. >> we have b.g.e. on the scene in howard county. frederick road is shut down because of some downed wires. continue to use old frederick road or 70 as your alternate. franklin street and cathedral street, an accident. some closures because of police activity along park heights. monument street is closed because of the sinkhole repair. use orleans as your alternate. here's a quick live look at traffic. this is the southwest corner of the beltway. the west side is picking up in volume. no official delay appeared this
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is 795 at franklin boulevard. southbound traffic is building down towards the beltway. the roadways are a little wet. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> it seems like we have been counting down forever but it is finally here, the start of the london olympics. >> michael phelps made the media rounds in london yesterday. he answered a lot of questions about his goals. he did not answer whether becoming the most decorated olympic athlete of all times is one of his goals. >> you want a story about it. i'm not saying yes and i'm not saying no. i will stick with my normal
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answer. i of goals that i want to achieve and that is why i'm here -- i have three goals that want to achieve. >> you can watch every olympic moment right here on wbal-tv 11. bill starts tonight for the olympic zone at 7:00 p.m. followed by the opening ceremonies. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what event or athlete are you most looking forward to watching during the london olympics? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> the national junior olympics are under way this weekend. doctors at johns hopkins are making plans to screen the athletes for a heart condition. it kills hundreds of people under the age of 30 each year. there are usually no symptoms associated with it until it is
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too late. >> it is a genetic condition and it gets transferred from parents to children. there could be a small minority where that person develops the condition without it running in their families. >> screenings will take place during the junior nationals. for more, you can visit the medical a page of our website, wbaltv.com. >> a man faces charges for its engaging in sexual conduct with a boy. jennifer franciotti is live with the details. >> good morning. this point the suspect is out on bail out and accused of sexually abusing the teenager. he could be hiv-positive. steven podles is out on bail after police say he had sex with a minor back in february. they agree to meet and there was
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sexual contact between the man and the boy. >> it happened in an unknown location. police say they didn't use protection. police have charged him with sexual solicitation of a minor and other related charges. police think there could be more victims out there who met him on the grindr app. suspect identified himself as a guy who is 6 foot 4 inches and 200 pounds. 11 news has learned that he has been charged with transferring hiv. police say steven podles and his victim didn't use safe sex standards. the health department wants everybody to be aware. >> if they know somebody or they are someone who was been with this person, we can provide them with free hiv and other std servers is.
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>> steven podles is out on bail and at this point we know he is a trial date set for october. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. from thehours away olympic opening ceremony in london. the games are colliding with a different sort of competition -- the race for the white house. hallie jackson has more on mitt romney's trip across the pond. >> the olympic track and field events do not start until next week but mitt romney is facing some hurdles already. >> good afternoon. >> all smiles outside 10 downing street as it loaded on praise for the london games. >> what i've seen shows
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imagination and a lot of organization. >> mitt romney on an overseas trip is working about london's preparation. >> suggesting there's a security problem with the olympics is a little bit touchy. >> we are the an olympics games in one of the most business cities in the world. it is easier to hold them in the middle of nowhere and. >> that sounds like a date at the salt lake city olympics. that run it uses the solid gains as an example of his leadership. >> mitt romney cayman as the fix-it man tried to put this all together. and by most accounts he did a great job. >> mitt romney in london hoping to get a little good will from the olympics. he is talking to olympic athletes later today and will be
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at the opening ceremony tonight. >> president obama is not going to the olympics but the rest of the first family is? >> michele obama and the girls are out in london and they will be at the opening ceremony tonight. michelle obama will be hosting a signature let's move" events for british students. she will be at buckingham palace before the opening ceremonies to the queen. with >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> no nfl lockout this summer. the leak is dealing with a lawsuit from players. >> the striking a pose could help stroke victims heal. >> some closures in effect in howard county on frederick road howard county on frederick road .
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 5:42. 78 degrees downtown. there are some thin clouds in place. another muggy start to the day. we have 73 at the airport. look out across the rest of the metro area and we see 73 at martin state airport. the humidity is running pretty high. that kept the temperatures pretty warm overnight. a normal high is 87. we will be close to the record of 101. yesterday we were at 97.
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details are coming up and we will show you the radar in just a few minutes. [laughter] >> whether it is the downward facing three or the crescent tree, yoga poses can help. >> exercise can help stroke victims. group yoga sessions can help with balance. disappearance had completed rehab therapy after suffering a stroke six months before the study began. >> all players are not in for a new comprehensive health program. the program will assist players with physical and mental health.
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staff areplayers and eligible for the help as some 2400 former players filed suit against the league for not addressing head injuries during their playing days. >> 73 degrees on tv hill. joe flacco was missing from training camp. >> keith mills will have more when he joins us for sports. ♪ [ horn honks ] ♪ oh, those were the best of days ♪ ♪ i still feel the summer rays ♪ that graced our backs as we went down the lane ♪
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. looking at a new problem. near the airport along aviation boulevard, watch for an accident. you may find some delays along frederick road in howard county.
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it is shutout because of some downed wires. b.g.e. crews are on the scene. no word on when they will reopen at frederick road. franklin street and cathedral street, we have an accident. closures along park heights because of police activity. closures due to the sinkhole along monument street mere partisan park. take orleans as your alternate. here's a quick live look at traffic. an update on 95 at the fort mchenry. southbound traffic is building. harbor tunnel traffic, not tracking any delays. everything moving well in ellicott city. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to dave allen at the end tsa. >> good morning. the number 20 and the 36 buses or delayed.
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the number 3 diverting at the cromwell bridge parking lot. downtown, the number one, three, 10, and 120 buses are diverting around lombard and light street. the number 35 is diverted at monument and patterson park and also at meeting choice for a water main repair. the 50 best is diverting because of construction. the penn, camden, and brunswick lines are looking good. light rail and metro subway are running smoothly. i'm dave allen. now back to ava marie. >> thank you. we're starting off the day mostly dry across the metro area. there were some sprinkles overnight and some sprinkles heading towards york county. you may encounter some areas of
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fog and you may see some of drizzle. most of the rain fell last night. there was some thunder last night. those were some heavy rain showers throughout baltimore county and westminster. some areas that more than an inch of rain. less than half of an inch of rain in the city. we're starting off the day in the 70's. 73 at the airport. 70 degrees in cambridge. the dew point temperatures are a real factor today. the higher this number, the more humid it feels. it is the combination of the heat and the humidity which is prompting a heat advisory all the way down to ocean city and the 95 corridor. the urban areas could be feeling
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like the low 100's. some severe weather in st. mary's and towards ocean city. this is a threat for the afternoon were any storm could be gusty, especially with the extreme heat. about a 30% chance for a shower or storm at any point in the day. maybe around 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. and a chance for showers earlier. ocean city, a chance for storms this afternoon. they start to drop into the 80's for the weekend. a little bit cooler tomorrow. 88 by sunday, probably the better day of the weekend. storm chances return into next week. >> 73 degrees on tv hill.
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the orioles would need a solid start to hold down tampa's offense. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you had them.
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- what event or athlete are you most looking forward to watching during the london olympics? >> keep sending us those responses. we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website, wbaltv.com. >> good morning. michael's teammate also representing the u.s. in the summer games. the orioles needed some clutch hits as they needed a well pitched game. chris tillman won his third game as the orioles beat the rays.
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a picture's best friend. matt wieters to j.j. hardy. a double play. one of the best catchers in the league. adam jones, the first clutch hit. opposite field to the wall and clears the bases. just like that, it is 5-0 orioles. talk about taking the heat off of chris tillman. he mauls it. 6-2, the orioles win. the birds a game and halfback of oakland. the wild-card playoff chase stays at camden yards. bryant mckinnie missed yesterday's practice. he has some personal issues.
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right now michael oher is the left tackle. that is ray lewis doing some stretching. always looking to get some exercise. that is tory smith. ed reed is now 33 years old. he was there yesterday appeared the first preseason game less than a week. that is right around the corner. the opening ceremony of the olympics is tonight. music from queen. a flag-raising ceremony. the competition has already begun. michael phelps swims to more in the 400 im. >> all the athletes have their cameras. ouldn't you?
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>> they are fans of each other. >> coming up, we have continuing coverage of the opening ceremonies. >> looking for something to tide over, how about taking in a movie? we'll show you some of the new movies hitting the theaters. >> there is an ebay auction for you.
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>> the countdown is almost over as we get ready for the opening ceremonies for the london olympics. >> police looking for more potential victims of

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